Design Drives Our Passion For Antique Sterling Silver And Antique Jewelry
Sterling silver baby cup. Made by Tuttle in Boston in 1926. Flared rim and scroll handle. Reeded band at foot. Lots of room for engraving. Hallmark includes presidential date code and model no. 1261. Excellent condition with good weight.
Dimensions: H 3 x W 4 x D 3 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. BI687$495
George V sterling silver teapot. Made by Wakely & Wheeler in London in 1910. Globular body, hinged and flush cover with acorn finial, stepped foot, and faceted and diagonal spout. Capped high scroll handle is wood. Nice size – perfect for a special blend. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 5 ½ x W 8 x D 3 ½ in. Weight (with wood): 11.5 troy ounces. BI695$695
Sterling silver footed bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca. 1930. Boat form with pierced geometric ornament. Rim is everted with concave ends and chased bead and reel. Bowl rests on 4 open scroll feet. Hallmark includes model no. A7704 and illegible date symbol. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H 2 ¼ x W 6 ¼ x D 4 ½ in. Weight: 5.5 troy ounces. BI717$395
Large and shallow sterling silver bowl with bird. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1914. Curved sides and flat and molded rim. Rests on foot ring. Interior is acid-etched: a bird on ground with scrolls, foliage, and flowers. Rim has tubular cartouches (vacant) alternating with fish scale ornament. Possibly inspired by Hispano-Moresque maiolica charger. Hallmark includes pattern no. 18696A, which was first produced in 1914. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 2 ½ x D 13 ½ in.... Click for details$4,000
Large and heavy sterling silver basket. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1910. Tapering sides and flared rim. Rests on molded foot. Solid well. Interior sides are engraved and pierced: inverted arcade with geometric ornament and foliage. Rim is scalloped and molded with applied flowers. Swing handle is molded, solid, and tapering with ovoid “links” and flowers. Hallmark includes pattern no. 16201A, which was first produced in 1904. Excellent condition with good weight. ... Click for details$3,800
Victorian sterling silver napkin ring. Made by John Newton Mappin in London in 1888. Chased and repousse quatrefoils. Beaded rims. Circular disc cartouche (vacant). A dense and textural design in the Modern Gothic style. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 ½ x D 1 7/8 in. Weight: 1 troy ounce.
In leather bound case with velvet and silk lining. Case dimensions: H 2 ¼ x W 2 x D 2 ¾ in. BI620$395
Pair of sterling silver open salts. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca. 1885. Each: cherub supports with raised arms two joined scallop shells. His body is entwined in drapery secured with ribbon tied around chest. Figure is in the round with chubby thighs and bottom, and stands on raised base with applied scallop shell and trefoil supports. Shell interiors lightly gilt. A fabulous set. Hallmark includes letters WWN and French import mark. Fine definition and patina.
More than one pair... Click for details$6,500
Sterling silver bowl with berry motif. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1910. Bowl has curved sides and flared rim, and rests on reeded foot ring. Solid well with engraved wreath cartouche (vacant). Interior sides pierced and engraved with berry brambles. Open geometric ornament on rim. Hallmark includes pattern no. 16394, which was first produced in 1905. Excellent condition with nice patina and definition.
Dimensions: H 3 ½ x D 9 in. Weight: 18 troy ounces. BI771$1,850
Large Japanese silver centerpiece bowl, ca. 1890. Bowl is double walled. Exterior sides are curved with honeycomb ground and applied waterfront garden scene: three wood bridges with wild irises. Naturalistic buds and blossoms as well as inspired depiction of lapping water.
Interior sides are curved and faceted. Flat octagonal rim. Foot is flared and molded.
One of the best such pieces we’ve scene. Hallmarked in Japanese characters. Excellent condition with rich patina.
Dimensions:... Click for details$27,500
Art Nouveau sterling silver tea ball, ca. 1910. Ball is pierced and has hinged cover. Chased and repousse flowers and foliage on swirling aquatic ground. Chain terminates in ring. A great gift for a tea connoisseur. Hallmarked “sterling.” Excellent condition with rich patina.
Diameter: 1 ½ in. Chain length: 5 ½ in. BL362$350
Midcentury sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Shallow bowl mounted to scrolled and open ribbon support. The bowl is plain, though the support is reflected in the bowl underside – a witty example of illusion. Hallmark includes pattern no. 23428. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 3 ¾ x D 11 ½ in. Weight: 30.6 troy ounces.BI732$3,250
Sterling silver basket. Made by Graff,Washbourne & Dunn in New York. Circular well with concave sides and flared ends with molded rim. Rests on spread circular foot. C-scroll stationary handle. Pierced scrollwork on body and handle. Heraldic cartouches on sides and ovoid cartouche on handle (all vacant). Hallmark includes no. 1680 and retailer’s name Foster & Co.
Dimensions: H 7 x W 5 ¾ x D 3 in. Weight: 4 troy ounces. BI730$495